There are 5 ways to get from Palani to Rameswaram by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Palani (PLNI) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$4 - $27

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Bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Palani to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram

$13 - $19

Bus, night train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Palani to Madurai
  2. Take the night train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Rameswaram (RMM) Cape-Rmm Super Fast

$7 - $20

Taxi  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palani to Rameswaram 178.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Palani to Rameswaram 178.5 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Palani to Rameswaram is to bus which costs ₹900 - ₹1,400 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palani to Rameswaram is to taxi which costs ₹4,400 - ₹5,500 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palani to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Palani and arriving at Rameshwaram via Tirunelveli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palani to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Palani (PLNI) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Palani and Rameswaram is 235 km. The road distance is 285.6 km.

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The best way to get from Palani to Rameswaram without a car is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs ₹300 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Palani to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Palani to Rameswaram bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Palani station.

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Palani to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Palani (PLNI) station.

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The best way to get from Palani to Rameswaram is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs ₹300 - ₹2,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹900 - ₹1,400 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

What companies run services between Palani, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

You can take a train from Palani to Rameswaram via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Palani to Rameswaram via Tirunelveli in around 9 h 38 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Palani (PLNI) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
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irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Palani to Madurai
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Palani to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Palani to Rameswaram bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Rameshwaram station.

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Palani to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rameswaram (RMM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palani to Rameswaram is 286 km. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Palani to Rameswaram.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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